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  1. Jan

    1. Family Fishing Contest
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Gopher Campfire presents their annual Family Fishing Contest on Saturday, January 28th from Noon-3pm at the Gopher Campfire Clubhouse. Prizes awarded, raffle’s drawn and more!  

  2. Jan

    1. Pancake and Bratwurst Dinner
      10:30 am – 5:00 pm

      St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Gibbon is hosting their all you can eat Pancake and Bratwurst Dinner on Sunday, January 29th from 10:30a-5p. Take Outs available, Cost is just a free will offering. 

    2. St. Anastasia’s Open House
      11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      St. Anastasia School of Hutchinson is having their Open House for Catholic Schools Week on Sunday, January 29th from 11:30a-12:30p. There will be tours of the school, and teachers available to answer questions.  

  3. Jan

    1. Tiger Talk with Patty Wetterling
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      You’re invited to a Tiger Talk at Hutchinson High School featuring Child Safety Activist Patty Wetterling on Monday, January 30th at 7 pm. Tickets are available for $10 in advance (available at CashWise, Faith Lutheran Church, Crosspoint Church, MidCountry Bank, of Hutch HS), or $15 at the door.  

  4. Feb

    1. Financial Class
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The River of Hope Lutheran Church in Hutchinson is teaming up with people of Dave Ramsey to offer a 9 week Financial Class. You’ll learn 7 easy steps to create a budget, get out of debt, and make a plan for your money. Class begins at 6 pm on February 1st at the New Journey UCC of Hutchinson. For questions or to sign up contact River of Hope at 587-4414, or daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1032250

  5. Feb

    1. TWOH Meeting
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The next meeting of Today’s Women of Hutchinson will be Thursday, Feb 2nd at 6:30 pm at Harmony River.  

  6. Feb

    1. Spaghetti Dinner
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church is having their annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, February 3rd from 5-7 pm. Serving Pasta Bar with Spaghetti or Alfredo Sauce, Salad, Garlic Bread, and Sundae. Proceeds benefit the church building fund.  

  7. Feb

    1. Ice Fishing Contest
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Brownton Rod and Gun Club’s Ice Fishing Contest is coming up Saturday, Feb 4th from 1-3pm on the South Side of Lake Marion. Cash Prizes for Fish, Raffles available also.  

    2. Dueces Wild
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The GSL Panther Assn presents Dueces Wild, a Dueling pianos act at the Glencoe City Center on Saturday, Feb 4th at 7:30 pm. Advance Tickets are available at the Glencoe City Offices, Glencoe Wine and Spirits, or at the door.  

  8. Feb

    1. Potato Pancake Dinner
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The First Evangelical Lutheran Church Mens Club is holding their annual Potato Pancake and Sausage Dinner on Sunday, February 5th from 9a-3p. All you can eat for $10, Kids ages 4-12 are $5. Take outs available.  

    2. Anderson Benefit
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      You’re invited to a benefit for Tony Anderson on Sunday, Feb. 5th from 11a-3p at the Atwater Community Center. There will be a free will donation for the meal, also you can shop the bake sale and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Tony who’s battling Wegner Vasculitis and received a kidney transplant.  

    3. Sleepy Eye Fishing Derby
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Sleepy Eye Sportsmen’s Club is holding their annual Fishing Derby on Sunday, Feb 5th from Noon-3 pm on Sleepy Eye Lake. Entry fee is $5, Cash Prizes are awarded, also take part in the raffles.

    4. Souper Bowl
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The Hutchinson Church of God is having their “Souper” Bowl Dinner on Sunday, Feb 5th from Noon-2pm. Serving Chili, Chicken Wild Rice, Tomato Basil, and more!

  9. Feb

    1. Grove City Blood Drive
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be stopping at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City on Monday, February 6th from 1-7 pm.  For an appointment for Information call Linda at 320-857-2073

  10. Feb

    1. Glencoe Fish Fry
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      The Glencoe Knights of Columbus presents their Fish Fry on Friday, Feb 10th from 11a-7p at the Pla Mor Ballroom. Serving all you can eat for $10 in advance, $11 at the door. Children 10 and under are $5. 

  11. Feb

    1. Fishing Derby
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Howard Lake Fishing Derby is coming up Saturday, Feb 11th from 1-3pm on Howard Lake. Prize for Biggest Fish, Ice Chiseling and Power Auger Contest at approx. 3 pm. Lunch Wagon on sinte, and Raffle Prizes given out.  

    2. Huber benefit
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit on Saturday, Feb 11th from 4-8 pm at the Forest City Threshers Building. Proceeds go to Louie Huber, who was injured in a farm accident this fall.  

  12. Feb

    1. Archery Ministry
      1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      Members and friends of Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake will be starting their next   session of an archery ministry called Centershot. Centershot is a Bible-based archery ministry that consists of a 45 minute Bible study and 45 minutes of archery instruction one day a week for 8 weeks.  The church provides the bows and arrows which are used during the training sessions in the church basement shooting range (ages 7 through Adult).  Participants pay a nominal fee to help cover the cost of the study book.  The next session of Centershot will begin Sunday, February 12th  from 1:00 – 2:30 pm. Those interested in finding out more are encouraged to contact the church office (320)327-2352. 

    2. Tobacco Farming in Meeker County
      1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Meeker County Historical Society presents a program on Tobacco Farming in Meeker County on Sunday, Feb 12th at 1:30pm. Cost is $2, Program is at the G.A.R Hall in Litchfield.  

  13. Feb

    1. Diabetes Fundraiser
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Help Fight youth Diabetes in the area with the annual fundraiser event on Saturday, Feb 18th at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted from 9a-2p. Shop over 20 different crafters, Bid on the silent auction, Get easter portraits, Kids activities, Live Music, Read Books with Penny the Therapy Dog and more!

  14. Feb

    1. Beer and Hymns
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      You’re invited to a night of Beer and Hymns and Food! The event is Friday, Feb 24th from 6-9pm at the Buffalo Lake Liquor Store. Food Served from 6-7:30 pm, Music from Beer and Hymns from 7-9pm. Cost is $8 per plate with all proceeds support the improvement fund at Zion Lutheran Church.  

  15. Feb

    1. Beer Bust
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Everyone is invited to a fundraiser for the Minnesota Canine Search, Rescue and Tracking. The Beer Bust event is Saturday, Feb 25th from 6-9 pm at the King Pin Pub of Plato. Entertainment my DJ Dr. Fun, Advance Tickets are $10. 

  16. Mar

    1. Foster Parent Orientation
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Mcleod County Social Services is hosting a Foster Parent Orientation for families interested in becoming foster parents. The Orientation is Saturday, March 4th from 9a-3p at the Mcleod County Solid Waste Management Building. The meeting is an opportunity to learn about the foster care program to decide if becoming a foster parent may be right for you. To register or get more info call Brenda at 320-864-1301